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April 30, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England (3-issue set): April 30, May 14, & June 25, 1853
* Author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," Harriet Beecher Stowe, takes London by storm
* Illustrations include her portrait and an award given to honor her accomplishment
The first publication of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," by Harriet Beecher Stowe, initially release in America, occur... See More
January 15, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, January 15, 1853
Page 48 has a portrait of "Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author Of 'Uncles Tom's Cabin'," with related text beginning on 46 and continuing the the left of the portrait. The article states in part: "Of the personal history of this powerful writer, who has achieved a reputation entitling her to ranks with the au... See More
October 5, 1867
SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 5, 1867 This is a terrific and quite rare full color print captioned: "Hop Picking". This foldout has an image measuring 16 1/4 by 21 3/4 inches, with the entire print with borders measuring 20 1/2 by 26 3/4 inches. This print is rarely available as it was typically removed from the volumes years ago, and even when found the ... See More
March 23, 1889
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 23, 1889 The prime feature of this issue is the terrific double page centerfold captioned: "The American Baseball Players at Kennington Oval--Visit of the Prince of Wales". It includes some `8 scenes of various "plays" in baseball, and in additional has round portraits of the 18 baseball players involved (see). Among the two not... See More
October 14, 1843
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 14, 1843 Prints inside include a nearly half page: "View Of Kingston, Jamaica" with a related article. Also prints of: "Harbour of Hong Kong".
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, handwritten address on ftpg. margin: "Mr. Cartwright, Sing Sing, New York", a few archival mends near margins, some light dirtiness.
December 27, 1856
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, December 27, 1856 Among the noteworthy items within this issue is the frontpage 9 x 8 inch print of the new Westminster Clock Bell (of Big Ben fame), with supporting text (see images). Significant as well are the two prints related to the famous arctic exploring vessel "The HMS Resolute". Other prints include: "The Rev. Dr. Livings... See More
December 18, 1896
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, December 18, 1896 This is a single leaf "Extra-Supplement" only, a color print of: "Two Little Doves, From a Painting by B. Hall". A nice item for display in very nice condition. Measures 11 by 15 1/2 inches.
February 22, 1873
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, Feb. 22, 1873 This is the "Extra Supplement" doublepage centerfold only, captioned: "The Temple of Heaven, Pekin" in China. See the hyperlink for more on this notable temple, which dates back to the early 1400's.
Great condition, 21 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches.... See More
February 25, 1888
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 25, 1888 The front cover shows: "Chasing and Capturing a Diamond thief at the South African Diamond-Fields" with four scenes. Within the issues is "The Delagoa Bay Railway, South Africa"; half page print: "Trial of M. Wilson, in Paris, for Illicit Dealing in French Decorations". A full page: "The Russian Army: ... See More
August 22, 1863
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 22, 1863 The front page shows: "View of Petropolis, Near Rio de Janeiro". Inside has: "Embouchure of a River of the Western Coast of Madagascar" "A Kabar, or Council of War, in Madagascar" and "A 'Te Deum' in a Country Church". A full page "Joan of Arc at the Coronation of Charles VII at Rheims&... See More
February 10, 1849
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 10, 1849 The front page has a nice print captioned: "The Gold Region of Upper California--Encampment in the Sacramento Valley" which has a related article on pages 3 & 4: "The Gold Seekers Of California", which takes over a full column of text.
Other prints within include: "Fort George, or Astoria, Columbia River--The H... See More
October 29, 1842
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, October 29, 1842
* Writer Charles Dickens
The front page features an article: "Recreations of the People" and an illustration: "Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park" with fox hunters. Inside has: "A Whale in the Thames"; "Boz's Description of the Falls of Niagara" (this was Charles Dickens) which contai... See More
March 15, 1851
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851
* 1st America's Cup close
* Construction of yacht "America"
The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction... See More
January 23, 1858
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 23, 1858 Inside includes a few prints of: "The Great Earthquake at Naples" "Sketches of Native Life In India" "American Firemen" which includes 3 prints, one a nice full page; "Torchlight Procession of the New York Firemen" pulling a fire engine.
Perhaps the most interesting content is the: "Proposed Tunnel ... See More
February 20, 1858
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 20, 1858 The front page features a half page print: "The Royal Bridal Tour - The Prince and Princess Frederick William at the Window the King's Palace, Potsdam". Within the issue are: "Effects of the Late Earthquake in Naples" "The Bridal Tour - Arrival of the Prince and Princess Frederick William at Antwerp"; a ful... See More
June 30, 1877
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, June 30, 1877 Included is a great full page print: "St. John, New Brunswick, Partly Destroyed Last Week by Fire" with a related article. Many other prints as well.
Complete in 28 pages, nice condition.
May 13, 1876
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 13, 1876
* Centennial International Exposition
* 1st ever World's Fair prints
The full front page is a print; "Opening of the American Centennial Festival Exhibition: A Street in Philadelphia" showing Indians & others. Two more pages of prints of the Centennial. Many other prints as well including: "Throwing Bulls ... See More
February 11, 1871
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 11, 1871 The prime print would be the very nice full page print: "The Fourteenth Of February" showing the mailman at the door with envelopes, with expectant girls (see). Other prints include: "Hoisting the German Flag on Mont Valerien" with other war-related prints, and the centerfold shows: "The Last Sortie from Paris--Prussian... See More
February 10, 1872
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 10, 1872 The prime print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Valentine's Day: 'Oh! Here Is The Postman!". Other prints include: "Sketches In the Bank of England" "Sketches in Rome: Basilica of St. Clement" "Townshall at Larne, Ireland" and much more.
Complete in 24 pages, great condit... See More
June 23, 1877
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 23, 1877 Among the many prints within is a halfpg: "Presenting The Freedom of the City of London To General U.S. Grant at Guildhall" and a full page: The St. Gothard Railway Tunnel Works".
The complete issue, very nice condition.
January 12, 1856
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 12, 1856 There are several nice military-themed prints inside, but some of the better prints are; "The Hon. Sir Allan MacNab, Prime Minster of Canada" and a nice half page view of: "Hamilton, Canada West, From the Mountain" and a great full page print: "Bear Hunting In Sweden".
Complete in 24 pages, great condition.
April 19, 1845
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 19, 1845 Page 4 has two prints on the "Inauguration of President Polk", one showing the: "Approach to the Capitol" and the other: "The Oath" with related text.
Given this event precedes any illustrated newspapers in America, this London issue may be the only periodical with graphics on Polk's inauguration.
Sixtee... See More
April 10, 1852
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, April 10, 1852 Included are two pages of: "Traveling In the United States" which includes four prints including steam ship, sleighing, and railroad (see photos). Good text as well.
Sixteen pages, in nice condition.
June 7, 1856
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (Supplement), England, June 7, 1856 The prime feature of this issue is the full back page map of Central America, with an additional page of supporting text providing considerable details of the events in the region. Other prints with text throughout, mostly focused on the 1856 Peace Commemoration in England.
Complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.
August 25, 1860
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860
* Great Niagara Falls illustration
Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches.
When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, havin... See More
February 19, 1876
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876
* Blackwell's Island insane asylum
* Nellie Bly fame
A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" ... See More
February 25, 1882
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 25, 1882
* Jumbo the Circus Elephant
* P.T. Phineas T. Barnum & Bailey
Prints within include: "Traveling in Siberia..." "Hong Kong Festivities..." "Wild Duck Shooting" and a full page with 5 scenes of: "Sketches of Jumbo, the African Elephant..." in additional to another full page: "Attempt to ... See More
March 17, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, March 17, 1883 The full ftpg. has 7 prints on: "The University Boat-Race: Sketches Before the Race". Other prints within include: "Sketches in the Royal Courts of Justice: An Interesting Trial: "The University Boat Race: A Garden at Putney" "Frosty Sketches Out of Season" & more. At the back are two full page, 3-color prints... See More
April 29, 1876
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco".
Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.
June 2, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883
* Brooklyn Bridge construction completed
The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fi... See More
June 28, 1873
Here is a 19th century foldout map of "AUSTRIA And The GERMAN EMPIRE" from the extra supplement of the Illustrated London News, dated June 28, 1873 This map measure 33 x 22 inches and is printed on very high quality paper, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing it to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Nice for display.
November 3, 1888
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 3, 1888 Among the many prints in this issue is a full page with seven scenes of: "The Denison Gold-Mines, Near Algoma, Lake Huron, Upper Canada." with captions identifying each (see).
Complete in 32 pages, great condition.
April 20, 1872
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872
* HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints
Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well.
Complete in 24 pages, very nice conditio... See More
June 23, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, June 23, 1883 Inside has a full page with 9 prints of: "The Canadian Game of La Crosse, Played at Hurlingham" one print showing an Indian with headdress. Also a fullpg. with 8 scenes of: "Royal Thames Yacht Club", and a doublepg. centerfold with 13 scenes of: "Models of Fishing Boats & Fishing Gear...".
Complete in 28 pa... See More
April 28, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 28, 1883 Perhaps the best print is: "LaCrosse Match Played Last Sat. at Kennington Oval..." which has 4 scenes (see).
Among other prints are a fullpg. with 11 scenes of: "Grand Military Assault at Arms a the Royal Albert Hall..." which include life saving & wrestling; a full page of 7: "Sketches in New Gu... See More
October 20, 1855
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 20, 1855 Inside has a full page article: "Operations In the Pacific--Visit of an English Ship to Japan" which includes 7 prints from Japan. Other prints include a fullpg: "Scene in a Street of Sebastopol..." plus 3 more fulpg. prints of Sebastopol from the Crimean War. The bkpg. shows: "Omer Pacha" and a print of his ... See More
November 16, 1872
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, Nov. 16, 1872 The prime content within this issue is the doublepage print captioned: "London Bridge". Many more interesting prints within including: "Railway Bridge Destroyed by Floods in Ceylon" "Changmaunna, in the Looshai Country" "Entrance Court of the Brighton Aquarium" & more.
The Supplement is included &am... See More
March 10, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 10, 1883 The front page shows: "Confirmation of the New Archbishop of Canterbury...". Many prints inside including "Officers of the Soudan Field Force" "Removal of the Wellington Statue, Hyde Park Corner", a nice half page: "Bloodless Sport: The Terra-Cotta Pigeon at the Ranlagh Club" which includes a related... See More
November 1, 1851
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851
* Herman Melville's Moby-Dick
* Early novel review - The Whale
Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: &qu... See More
September 24, 1892
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 24, 1892 Although this issue has many nice prints the most noteworthy is the very nice full page print captioned: "Hop-Picking In Kent: Stripping The Last Pole" which shows grape gathering for wine making. This print measures 10 by 13 inches.
Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.
March 9, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861
* Extradition case of John Anderson
* Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada
“The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave (see hyperlink) who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson an... See More
October 7, 1871
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, October 7, 1871 Within this issue are several nice illustrations, but the best would have to be the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Sunday Morning With The Hop Pickers", which related to the wine making industry. There is a related article on the following page titled: "Hop Pickers In Kent". This print measures about 13 by... See More
July 7, 1855
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, July 7, 1855 A wealth of prints including a fullpg. with 4 scenes of: "Capt. Collinson's Arctic Expedition" which includes: "Sledge Party of Esquimaux [Eskimos]", a print of an: "Iroquois Chief" and "Opening of the Madras Exhibition--Fort George" among others.
Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.
June 30, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 30, 1883 An entire page is taken up with 12 prints of: "The Canadian Game of La Crosse", each print having an identifying caption (see photos). A very nice & early displayable issue for the game of Lacrosse.
Complete in 24 pages, some very minor wrinkling, generally very nice condition.
November 23, 1872
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, November 23, 1872
* Boston, Massachusetts, many scenes
The prime content within this issue are the front page print, "The Fire at Boston". Other related prints are present as well. Note: The Great Boston Fire of 1872 was Boston's largest urban fire and still one of the most costly fire-related property losses in American history... See More
January 28, 1860
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 28, 1860 Included in the "Supplement" is a very nice full page print: "North American Indians Holding Council on the Fate of a White Prisoner" (see). Another full page shows: "Roofs of the Houses of Parliament..." which shows the Big Ben clock tower (see).
Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.
December 26, 1874
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Dec. 26, 1874
* Kate Greenaway
* Christmas Dream
The full front page is a print: "Little Willie's Christmas Greeting". Inside has several full page prints including: "Christmas In Roumania", "Landing Oranges at Fresh Wharf, London Bridge, For Christmas", "Christmas Time Forty Years Ago" "A Christmas Pre... See More
November 22, 1856
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, November 22, 1856
* Great wine making illustration
The large double page centerfold print is captioned: "The Vintage In France" which is a great wine-themed print, folding out to measure about 15 by 21 inches.
Other prints include several scenes of a flood on the Ganges River in India, a full page with 3: "Sketches Of Moscow" ... See More
October 9, 1875
THE PICTORIAL WORLD, London, Oct. 9, 1875 An illustrated newspaper much in the line of "Harper's Weekly" & "Illustrated London News" but the prime feature is more the back page red postage stamp rather than the content. In the right margin of the back page is a red "one penny" postage stamp, with a cancellation (see).
Complete in 20 pages, light dirtine... See More
October 10, 1874
THE PICTORIAL WORLD, London, Oct. 10, 1874 An illustrated newspaper much in the line of "Harper's Weekly" & "Illustrated London News" but the prime feature is more the back page red postage stamp rather than the content. In the right margin of the back page is a red "one penny" postage stamp, with a cancellation and the mailing address handwritten ... See More
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